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Cover Her Face (TV Mini-Series 1985)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Chief Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates the death of Alice Liddell who ran a home for unwed mothers. One of those residents is Sally Jupp who was a witness in a drugs smuggling and... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Phyllis Calvert, Mel Martin
Death of an Expert Witness (TV Mini-Series 1983)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Barry Foster, Ray Brooks
Shroud for a Nightingale (TV Mini-Series 1984)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Stars: Roy Marsden, Joss Ackland, Sheila Allen
A Taste for Death (TV Mini-Series 1988)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Sir Paul Berowne (Bosco Hogan) - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Wendy Hiller, Fiona Fullerton
Devices and Desires (TV Mini-Series 1991)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Roy Marsden, Susannah York, Gemma Jones
Original Sin (TV Series 1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Peverell Press, respected London publishing house with two hundred years of tradition, is taken over by new management. Gerard Etienne, new yuppie CEO, wants to implement radical changes. ... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Ian Bannen, Cathryn Harrison
Unnatural Causes (TV Movie 1993)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Commander Dalgleish of Scotland Yard investigates the apparent murder of a well-known author who is found floating in a dinghy with his hands chopped off. The man, Maurice Seton, had ... See full summary »

Director: John Davies
Stars: Roy Marsden, Simon Chandler, Kenneth Colley
A Certain Justice (TV Series 1998)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Roy Marsden, Ricci Harnett, Britta Smith
A Mind to Murder (TV Movie 1995)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh has been on leave following the death on duty of a member of his team, DS Sarah Hillier. His superiors order him back to work to investigate the ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Davies
Stars: Roy Marsden, Mairead Carty, Sean Scanlan
Death in Holy Orders (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Detective Adam Dalgliesh looks into the death of a young ordinand who died under mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Jesse Spencer, Alan Howard, Martin Shaw
The Murder Room (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Adam Dalgliesh looks into the connection between the grisly exhibits at the Dupayne family museum and the murder of adopted son Neville.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Janie Dee, Samantha Bond
Prime Suspect 2 (TV Mini-Series 1992)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Colin Salmon, John Benfield
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Roy Marsden ...
 Adam Dalgliesh (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Wilfred Anstey (6 episodes, 1985)
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
 Henry Carwardine (6 episodes, 1985)
Carol Gillies ...
 Dot Moxon (6 episodes, 1985)
Richard Heffer ...
 Dr. Eric Hewson (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Ursula Hollis (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Maggie Hewson (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Julius Court (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Grace Willison (5 episodes, 1985)
Heather James ...
 Helen Rainer (5 episodes, 1985)
Martyn Hesford ...
 Dennis Lerner (5 episodes, 1985)
Valerie Whittington ...
 Jennie Pegram (5 episodes, 1985)
Albie Woodington ...
 Albert Philby (4 episodes, 1985)
Gillian Barge ...
 Millicent Hammitt (3 episodes, 1985)
David Webb ...
 Inspector Rouse (3 episodes, 1985)
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A desolate clifftop retreat is witness to a series of bizarre and inexplicable deaths...

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A very depressing film
21 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Compared with other films in the Roy Marsden/Dalgliesh series, this one must have the most unpleasant cast of characters. The acting is unremarkable except for the actors playing the old priest and the old woman named Grace. Ugly interpersonal relationships abound, dialog filled with sarcasm, very far-fetched, unrealistic attitudes and motivations of several characters. Painful to watch all the way to the end. A more normal cross-section of humanity would have been better. There could not be so many unpleasant people all in one place. Of course I don't live in England, so what do I know? Other films in the series are better.


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